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Online Payroll Management Training Course
Learn Payroll Procedures and Skills Online
Payroll processing is among the most technical and precise operations in any business or organization. It requires acute attention to detail, compliance with regulations, and dedication to keeping the organization's promises to its employees. This 100% online course will teach you the best practices and procedures for managing and administrating payroll operations.
Job Outlook for Payroll Managers
- According to employment experts at Robert Half, payroll administrators earn on average $40,250 per year. Payroll managers' and supervisors' pay often exceeds $75,000 per year.
- As organizations outsource human resources functions such as payroll processing, payroll managers can expect to encounter opportunities for contract and remote work. A recent Indeed.com search resulted in over 1,000 remote jobs for payroll administration.
- As part of the growing human resource (HR) domain, payroll managers are expected to participate in 7% job growth for the HR field, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Payroll Practice and Management FAQs
WHAT DOES PAYROLL PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT INVOLVE?
Payroll processors make sure employees are paid on time and at the correct rate. They arrange to withhold and process payroll-related taxes and other expenses such as insurance or retirement savings. And they resolve pay issues and inquiries. Payroll managers keep an organization in compliance with federal, state and local tax regulations and ensure that all payroll reporting is timely and accurate.
WHAT SKILLS AND TRAITS ARE REQUIRED FOR PAYROLL PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT?
Payroll professionals need excellent organizational skills and a commitment to precision. They must be able to work on many tasks simultaneously and handle the pressure of administrating another employee's pay. They must be adept with numbers and technology, as payroll is generally processed using a computer program or online application. They must be scrupulously reliable and trustworthy.
ARE THERE ENTRY-LEVEL PAYROLL PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT JOBS?
Yes, many organizations hire entry-level employees to track and tabulate hourly pay and overtime, manage enrollments for benefits and handle the bookkeeping procedures required by payroll.
WHAT JOB TITLES ARE ASSOCIATED WITH PAYROLL PRACTICE AND MANAGEMENT?
Payroll-related titles may include payroll clerk, payroll administrator, time and attendance administrator, payroll specialist, payroll accountant, payroll manager, payroll supervisor and many others.
Master the mathematics and formulas for calculating wages and taxes Learn the benefits and compensation programs commonly offered by employers Understand the regulations governing payroll practices, including the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Internal Revenue Code.
Prerequisites and Requirements
There are no specific prerequisites for taking this course.
INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN RESOURCES
Learn about opportunities in the HR field and the skills you will need for success.
HR’S ROLE IN STRATEGY
Learn how to create compelling vision and mission statements, policies, and metrics grounded in business strategy.
RECRUITING AND HIRING EMPLOYEES
Understand how to write a job ad that will attract candidates, effectively review résumés, properly prepare for an interview, and formally make a job offer.
Learn the basics of training, including the design, development, implementation, analysis, and evaluation of training programs.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
Understand all the things that must be considered when designing a compensation and benefits package.
EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND SAFETY
Learn the ins and outs of complying with OSHA, protecting against workplace hazards, and investigating, recording, and preventing accidents and employee illnesses.
THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT
Gain knowledge of employment law as well as an understanding of equal employment opportunity, avoiding discrimination, and what happens when an employee files an EEOC claim.
MAKING HR DECISIONS
Learn how to make decisions based on various company growth strategies and how to use HRIS Software as well as job analysis as a tool for decision-making.
Learn the full spectrum of affirmative action, how to create an affirmative action plan, and information on the AAP you will need to know.
Understand what diversity is and why it is a good thing in an organization as you learn to manage it and handle conflict.
EMPLOYEE RIGHTS AND DISCIPLINE
Learn the laws that protect employee rights and privacy and how to properly monitor and document behavior and discipline employees.
Understand the alternatives to firing as well as how to prepare for termination, including proper separation agreements as well as what to do in the event of wrongful discharge.
Learn why it is so important to investigate problems as well as the steps of an effective investigation including preparing, conducting, and wrapping it up.
MANAGING LABOR RELATIONS
Get a quick overview of the history of unions as you learn how they work and why employees join them.
CREATING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE WORKPLACE
Learn how to ask employees for input and act on it, delegate authority, keep communication open, and continuously ask for feedback as you strive to develop a high-performance workplace.
GLOBAL HUMAN RESOURCES
Understand the basics of staffing strategy, cultural differences, HR in other countries, choosing global employees, and issues faced by expatriates.
Learn the top reasons employees leave a company and how you can encourage them to stay as well as the importance of succession planning.
MOTIVATION, REWARDS, AND RECOGNITION
Find out fun ways to motivate workers and gain nine strategies for creating a great rewards program.
PREPARING FOR THE PHR EXAM
Gain information on externships and internships as you review the basics of the PHR exam and begin to study.
Registration and Enrollment
This course is 100% online. Start anytime.